Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Chua But Thap

Goddess of Mercy Quan Yin with her thousand eyes and arms to see all and help those in need.


Wooden statues of Buddha dating from 17th century, recognized as some of best in Vietnam.

This wooden prayer tower from the 17th century, is built in the form of lotus petals.

5 comments:

dive said...

Any society that worships a fat bloke has got my vote.

Old Wom Tigley said...

I love the comment above.. LOL.

Great set of pictures Jules... you must have really had a great time there.

quintarantino said...

Jules, sorry for the long time, no see... but you keep having great photos here too.

Jules said...

Hi All - yeah I agree Dive - they have a great philosophy of life too. HWDB reckons worshiping someone with no hair is a plus too!!!!

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